VAT Return Services

If your business is registered for VAT, you will know that submitting accurate and regular returns to HMRC can be costly and time consuming. Take the hassle out of calculating and submitting your business tax returns with our bespoke VAT consulting services.

Outsourced VAT return services from Ratiobox help you streamline your day-to-day operations, saving you the cost and legwork of hiring an accounting clerk to handle the task in-house. This is just one of the many outsourced accountancy services we offer.

Crucially, you can rest easy knowing that your VAT returns will be handled directly by our team of UK-based specialists. No matter the size of your business, our VAT return services can save you time, money and hassle, freeing you up to focus on growing and developing it.

  • Ongoing Support and Guidance We will be by your side every step of the way, offering professional advice when considering VAT and the Construction Industry Scheme.
  • Delivering Stress-Free Strategies After studying every aspect of your business, we will formulate the ideal approach to VAT and CIS to suit, so you don’t have to.
  • Providing Advice in Plain English Whatever approach we feel is best for your business, we will always make sure you understand our decision-making process.

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Who are Ratiobox?

Ratiobox was founded in 2016 with one goal in mind: to free snowed-under business owners from the stresses of bookkeeping and accounting, allowing them to concentrate on what matters most: achieving growth.

Our expert team of qualified account specialists – based in the East of England, London and the Midlands – work directly with companies of all sizes, ranging from sole traders to large groups.

Plus, each and every member of our team is employed directly by us, so you know you’ll be communicating directly with someone who knows and understands your firm’s finances inside out. Their efforts have been proven to save companies significant resource, no matter the industry or scale. But why not take a look at some of our case studies and see for yourself?

Why outsource?

If you have any first-hand experience of managing your company’s finances, you’ll know just how time-consuming it can be. Do you feel that time would be better spent elsewhere? Likewise, hiring a full-time internal bookkeeper or accountant is a lengthy process in itself: you have to find someone you can trust to begin with, and even when you do, you have an extra person to manage and another salary to pay.

That’s why we’re here – to eliminate all of the stress associated with bookkeeping and accounting. In outsourcing this work to us, you’ll receive an accurate, prompt and personable service from a team of UK-based specialist accountants. In short, you sacrifice nothing in terms of accuracy, but save yourself a lot of time, money and stress.

Case Studies

"Hospital Rooms is a charity based in Central London that commissions therapeutic arts workshops for NHS mental health units across the UK.

We've been acting as their day-to-day Bookkeeper and Management Accountant since 2020"
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"From property investment to residential sales and lettings, Zenko Properties specialise in a wide range of estate agency services across Yorkshire.

For this position, we perform an expansive range of responsibilities across the office and client accounts."
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VAT Services

Are you unsure if you need to register your business for VAT? Or are you looking to set up a VAT group? We can help guide you through the process and give you the right advice.

At Ratiobox, we can aid you in meeting your VAT responsibilities. Sometimes it can be beneficial to opt for VAT schemes, because they can save you money and reduce bookkeeping procedures. Our advisors can take care of preparing your VAT return, ensuring that you return the right amount of VAT and all compliance requirements are taken care of, error-free with no penalties.

Focus on doing what you do best and leave the paperwork to us; at Ratiobox, we can take the hassle out of calculating and submitting VAT returns, so you can relax.

From 1 April 2019 Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT came into effect – and it will be mandatory to comply with the legislation come 1 April 2022, regardless of your business’ annual turnover. The significant change to the requirements means that VAT registered businesses will have to keep their records digitally and submit their VAT return through Making Tax Digital (MTD) functional compatible software. Ratiobox can help you plan and deliver for this change, with cost-effective process and software solutions.

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Who Are Ratiobox?

We offer comprehensive bookkeeping and accounting services for SMEs across East England, the Midlands and London. We provide guaranteed compliance with the latest financial regulations and will work closely with you to create a bespoke solution that works for your business.

We hire professional bookkeepers with a wealth of knowledge and experience. Our team can seamlessly handle your monthly bookkeeping along with a wide range of accounting services including payrollOutsourced Finance Director ServicesOutsourced Management Accountants and VAT returns.

We have worked with companies from a range of sectors such as charitiesconstruction companies and property developers.

Frequently Asked Questions

If it turns over over £85,000 a year, yes. If you’re unsure about how to register your business for VAT and submit VAT returns, our consultants can help. Reach out to us today to learn more about what our VAT return services can do for your business.
All of our services are completely flexible. Whether you want a complete package taking care of your firm’s pensions, payroll, bookkeeping and accounting, or you’d like us to help out with just one aspect of your company’s finances, we can accommodate your needs. Read our reviews to learn more about how we’ve helped other businesses continue to grow and thrive.
This will depend on the size of your business and the value you place on your own time; depending on how long it takes you to manage your company’s finances each month, it may work out cheaper to outsource tasks. Additionally, your business will benefit from you having more time to focus on other areas, helping you to maximise efficiency and facilitate further growth. Unsure of the right move for you and your company? We can help you decide what’s best.